PacSci Perspectives


PacSci Podcast: Meet CRISPR, Again

Dec 19, 2018

Are Designer Babies a Reality? The Science & Ethics of DNA Editing

A recent news item has reignited the debate over the gene editing technology known as CRISPR. Will it lead to designer babies, bizarre laboratory experiments, or other ghastly sci-fi scenarios? One thing’s for certain: genetic manipulation will do nothing but get more complex and commonplace in the near future. So, give this quick PacSci Podcast a listen for the basics then make plans to attend our next Science in The City event coming up December 27. It’s sci-fi that’s very real. Learn More